Obama appeals for calm after Ferguson decision: "These are real issues"
President Obama called for peaceful demonstrations in a rare nighttime news conference at the White House on Monday. He vowed to work on repairing relations between minority communities and law enforcement throughout the country. Major Garrett reports from the White House.

American Music Awards: Red Carpet

UK law firm calls on Tesco shareholders to join lawsuit
LONDON (Reuters) - A London law firm is rallying Tesco Plc shareholders to join a lawsuit and seek compensation for losses after Britain's largest retailer discovered a hole in its profits, suspended eight senior employees and sparked a series of investigations.

Lawyers for Michael Brown's Family Object to Prosecutor
Lawyers for Michael Brown's parents said today that they "strenuously object" to the prosecutor and the grand jury process that cleared a police officer in the shooting d

Street protests in Burkina Faso prompt minister's resignation
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - A minister in Burkina Faso's transitional government seen as close to former President Blaise Compaore's administration resigned on Tuesday following two days of protests over his appointment, the prime minister's office said.

China's new 'stealth' fighter
Zhuhai's Air Show has always been a venue for surprises, usually first-time showings of advanced Chinese military hardware.

Frontrunners emerge for top Pentagon job

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy testifies at a hearing in Washington on June 23, 2011A pair of frontrunners have emerged to take charge at the Pentagon after President Barack Obama announced the departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. If former under-secretary Michele Flournoy gets the nod, she would be the first woman to hold the role, and neither she nor former deputy secretary Ashton Carter have served in uniform. Now working as policy academics, Flournoy and Carter have been mentioned for years as possible Pentagon leaders.

China's private education love affair
In China it's known as gaokao -- the college entrance exams -- and for most young people it dictates the course of a life.














©2014 gownsman.org